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Two dead in Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.<p>Legionnaires' disease is a respiratory bacterial infection …

Public Health

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …

Wi-Fi

Let’s All Drink Recycled Wastewater (No, Seriously)

High-tech systems filter pathogens and drugs, help conserve water<p>Last month while traveling in California, I was thinking a lot about the drought. Coincidently, I spent a little time at an event at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and came into contact with folks at the SF …

Take A Look At The World’s Best Tiny Houses

Don’t you wish you lived here?<p>With rising rents, a short supply of housing, and more people flocking to cities, it’s no wonder that micro-dwellings have become a zeitgeisty solution for modern living.<p>In <i>Big Little House</i> (Routledge, 2015), Houston-based architect Donna Kacmar chronicles the economic …

Wolf Creek Red Tail / Johnston Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled into the hills outside of Winthrop, Washington, Wolf Creek Red Tail is a single-family home …

This 27-Year-Old Left a Great Job in NYC to Live in a Treehouse

Got too much money and hubris? Build yourself a treehouse home<p>From the department of <i>The New York Times</i> lifestyle reporting about people with too much money and perhaps too little sense comes a story about a 27-year-old man living the dream. Foster Huntington left a job in the fashion industry in …

Man Caves

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

Off-grid

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Clouds Descending

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

1,000 Light Paintings Form One Beautiful Stop-Motion Animation

Darren Pearson's 'Lightspeed' is a luminous journey through the California wilderness.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>If you've ever created a light painting, you should know how much effort it takes to capture them beautifully <i>and</i> in focus. Now, imagine that …

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Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Glowing Mushrooms Come To Life In A Fairytale World By Martin Pfister

Mushrooms are often a favorite subject for macro photographers, but photographer and outdoor sports enthusiast Martin Pfister has found a …

Etymology

12 Most Shocking Charlie Hebdo Covers

Provocative<p>A year after the attack on the satirical magazine, a look at its most shocking covers—including a Frenchman bleeding Champagne who says …

Charlie Hebdo attack – in pictures

At least 12 people are dead after three gunmen walked into the offices of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris and opened fire before fleeing in a getaway car. Here are the latest images from the scene

Charlie Hebdo

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Slittens: Kittens And Sloths Together At Last

The genius mad scientist behind the SLITTENS Tumblr has managed to tap into an artery of bizarre Internet cuteness that we never even knew existed. …

Facelifts

Star Wars In The Style Of Northwest Coast Indian Art

Death Mask<p>This is 'Alliance Is Rebellion', a series of characters and vehicles from Star Wars imagined as traditional Northwest Coast Indian art by …

Far, Far Away Created by Liam Brazier

Star Wars

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Pack of pit bulls kill man, leave 77-year-old mother in coma

A pack of pit bulls in Modesto "viciously" mauled a 59-year-old man to death and left his 77-year-old mother in a medically induced coma, authorities said Wednesday.<p>Authorities have identified the man who was killed as Juan Fernandez of Modesto. His mother, Maria Fernandez, remained in critical …

Why are some women taking hijab-free photos in Iran?

"My problem is not having to wear the headscarf. My problem is not having a choice."<p>This is a caption that accompanies a picture on the Facebook page called "Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women."<p>Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad came up with the idea for the page after she posted a photo of herself …